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What Can Restaurants Do in the Fight Against Climate Change?

What Can Restaurants Do in the Fight Against Climate Change? | Sustainable Cities | Scoop.it
San Francisco’s forthcoming The Perennial restaurant and the nonprofit ZeroFoodprint are attempting to make carbon neutral a realistic goal for the food industry.

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Aquaponics makes the case for the only real sustainable farming method available ...much more that traditional organic, much more even than Hydroponic ... and it produces both protein and vegetables.  An aquaponic farm makes the perfect backdrop for a sustainable food experience.

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Vertical farming: A hot new area for investors

Vertical farming: A hot new area for investors | Sustainable Cities | Scoop.it
One of the hottest new areas for early-stage investors right now is vertical farming, says investment banker Craig Lawson.
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I think this is Vertigrow and if it is ... I believe they are out of business

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Anaëlle Tanquerey-Cado's curator insight, July 9, 2015 7:16 AM

Il parait que l'agriculture verticale est le secteur à la mode pour investir !

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Business Case for Sustainability - YouTube

Engaging sustainability videos to learn & teach. More sustainability videos on www.sustainabilityillustrated.com & http://www.youtube.com/learnsustainability...

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If your company would be a good corporate citizen, then the triple bottom line is your path to 'sustainability.'

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Farming News - London s underground farm prepares to open

Farming News - London s underground farm prepares to open | Sustainable Cities | Scoop.it
Growing Underground, London’s first subterranean farm, will start trading for the first time in mid-July.
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Cargil owns a number of great salt mines that would be excellent for  this growing.  Also, many urban areas have underground spaces that could accommodate a vertical strategy.  Wonderful thermally stable, bio secure, and easily isolated from persts, etc.

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Anaëlle Tanquerey-Cado's curator insight, July 9, 2015 7:15 AM

Une ferme souterraine à Londres est sur le point d'ouvrir...

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School Gardens Can Help Kids Learn Better And Eat Healthier. So Why Aren't They Everywhere?

School Gardens Can Help Kids Learn Better And Eat Healthier. So Why Aren't They Everywhere? | Sustainable Cities | Scoop.it
The case for garden-based learning in schools seems simple, even obvious, at first: What harm could there be in encouraging young children to connect with nature and learn more about the ecology around them, including where the food they eat comes fr...

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Localest Is Our New Word for Fresh Produce ...

Localest Is Our New Word for Fresh Produce ... | Sustainable Cities | Scoop.it
Faye Mitchell, co founder of Local Greens could not put it any better about their status in the newly opened Berkely Whole Foods ... "We are proud to be their featured local produce farm. Together we...
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The Family Fish Farms Network will deliver local foods AND national distribution.  When the shelves of the market are empty, there is no more food.  UNLESS ... you have an aquaponics farm like ours in your neighborhood.

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